Not from Wanstead
No. 8 Great Grey Shrike 29th October 2017
A record from Wanstead Park on 4th April 1971
A female trapped and ringed in the Old Sewage Works 22nd October 1977.One spent a couple of hours on the flats on the 29th October 2017
Tony B: "This self-found beacon of light, lit up a dismal end of October morning for around a hour – for 3 very lucky observers only!".
Jono just said: "... amazing!" ... "oh my God! A Shrike on the patch! The patch has had many good birds, and a spectacular autumn, but this is the stuff of dreams" http://www.wansteadbirder.com/2016/10/always-stay-at-home-to-see-shrikes.html
The story behind the find can be read here http://www.thecowboybirder.com/2016/10/great-grey-shrike-on-wanstead-flats-now.html
The real thing